02 December 2020
Chinese rocket manufacturer, China Rocket Co., Ltd., and the municipal government of Haiyang in east China's Shandong Province signed a contract on 2 December, pledging to build a 163-hectare production base for solid-propellant rockets. The base will be able to produce 20 solid rockets annually, including Smart Dragon series carrier rockets, upon its completion, according to the company. The production base will also offer services such as rocket assembling, testing and seaborne rocket launch for domestic and overseas aerospace companies.
Video with footage and animation of the sea launch facility